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Innovation & Value Analysis in the Tobacco Industry - Trends, Opportunities & Forecast Report 2016 - Research and Markets

Analyze the prevalence of smoking around the world and how this translates into sales of tobacco products. / Examine current innovation particularly new product development from some of the world's largest premium cigarette brands. / Study the market for
Business Wire
added Jan 27, 2016 21:28

Gilead Hit With Suit In HIV Drug Patent Manipulation Row ($$)

AIDS Healthcare Foundation Inc. on Tuesday filed a California federal suit seeking to invalidate patents for Gilead Sciences Inc.'s HIV/AIDS prevention drug Genvoya...... Emory University and Japan Tobacco Inc. to block entry by potential competitors and
added Jan 27, 2016 19:39

AHF Files Federal Lawsuit Against Gilead to Invalidate Patents on Key AIDS Drug

AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) filed a federal lawsuit today against Gilead Sciences Inc. seeking to invalidate patents on key AIDS drugs...arises from Gilead manipulating the patent system, entering into a licensing agreement with Japan Tobacco, and us
Business Wire
added Jan 27, 2016 06:12

INTA elects JTI trademarks chief as 2016 president

The International Trademark Association (INTA) has announced that the director of trademarks for Japan Tobacco International will be its president for 2016. Ronald van Tuijl, who has also worked as a senior counsel for technology company Philips, will t
World Intellectual Property Review (uk)
added Jan 22, 2016 13:35

[UK, California] Fontem Ventures B.V. Announces Settlement Agreement With Electronic Cigarettes International Group, Ltd., in Relation to E-Vapour Technology Patents

Fontem Ventures, owner of market leading e-cigarette brand blu, today announces that it has reached a settlement agreement with Electronic Cigarettes International Group, Ltd., that resolves ongoing litigation in the USA.
PR Newswire
added Jan 6, 2016 16:10

PAX Labs, Inc. Granted U.S. Patent For Nicotine Salt E-Cigarette

JUUL uses nicotine salts found in leaf tobacco, rather than free-base nicotine, as its core ingredient. JUUL's special chemical process and easy-to-use micro-tank vaporizer deliver the right nicotine strength and vapor quality to provide a uniquely pleasi
PR Newswire
added Dec 22, 2015 22:01

[Europe] MEP confirms intention for EU to “follow Australian idea” on plain packaging (updated)

Following the publication of this article, a spokesperson for Paolo de Castro sent a short statement to World Trademark Review. It reads: "As correctly stated, the second EU Tobacco Product Directive has been voted by the Parliament, with a large majorit
World Trademark Review (uk)
added Dec 12, 2015 16:04

Big Tobacco Faces Fight In U.K.

Global tobacco consumption has been steadily declining, leaving companies reliant on persuading smokers to buy pricier brands, with quality and brand image at least partly communicated through packaging. "Removing or significantly weakening branding tur
added Dec 11, 2015 18:50

[UK] Tobacco firms challenge packaging law

At the heart of the case are the Standardised Packaging of Tobacco Products Regulations 2015, which the companies argue will destroy their highly valuable property rights and render products indistinguishable from each other. Under the regulations any p
Business Quarter (uk)
added Dec 11, 2015 17:42

UPDATE 2-Big Tobacco takes UK government to court over plain packaging

"Our trademarks have a capital value ... and that value has been effectively removed," said David Anderson of law firm Freshfields, representing Japan Tobacco International in court. "Since there is no compensation at all .... They must be considered un
added Dec 11, 2015 17:40
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